A story told through emoji. Could be a book, show, movie, or some other kind of story. Can you figure out what story is depicted below?

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I made this on Android, so just in case it looks weird on a different platform, here's an image:

Android image version


The most iconic bit of the movie is this bit: enter image description here

Hint 2:

alien = nose2

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    $\begingroup$ I think you better use picture, many computer can not show the emoji rightly (including mine) $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 16, 2016 at 4:25
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    $\begingroup$ A story with aliens and pigs. I have no idea, but it intrigues me a lot! $\endgroup$
    – marcoresk
    Commented Sep 16, 2016 at 7:44
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    $\begingroup$ Love the idea btw $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 16, 2016 at 10:20
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    $\begingroup$ @MarioGarcia I saw it online somewhere and thought it would be fun to make one. I now know so many more emoji that are on my phone. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 16, 2016 at 13:32
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    $\begingroup$ More puzzles like this pls! I enjoyed it :P Did you made it all by yourself or did you use any tool/help? $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 23, 2016 at 11:49

3 Answers 3


First I thought it is one of the bond movie(ahh... how foolish)
It is

PokΓ©mon: The First Movie

pigs emoji representing


Second hint gives


Here is the link

I remember pikachu crying over petrified ash

  • $\begingroup$ I was super close to giving a third hint which I imagine would have given it away relatively quickly. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 20, 2016 at 18:28

I'm going with...



The strange eyes first, meaning the drugs for Neo, a helicopter, Agent Smith... There is also the aliens attacking the spaceship, the cat...

Not sure 100%, but worth a try!

EDIT: After some investigation, rather than just guessing, I've found this might be the film:


I haven't seen the film, but after reading a bit about it I think it fits really good.

There are the robotic aliens, the fights, the boat having problems in electric storms. Also, someone having to runaway in a helicopter I believe.

  • $\begingroup$ Good guesses, but neither of these are correct. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 16, 2016 at 13:29

Too long for a comment. And cheating? Via http://emojitranslate.com:

alembic, dizzy face, collision, fire, helicopter, man in business suit levitating, robot face, flexed biceps, collision, alien monster,?, pot of food ⚑ dragon face, incoming envelope βœ” cloud with lightning, water wave, no bicycles, swimmer, rowboat, water wave, turtle, cyclone, european castle, party popper, alien monster, crossed swords, rocket, smiling cat face with open mouth, syringe, alembic, stadium, crossed swords, alien monster ⚑ collision, stadium, dagger knife, pig nose, crossed swords, alien monster, collision, moyai, skull and crossbones ⚑ loudly crying face, droplet β˜€ slightly smiling face, thumbs up sign, black left-pointing double triangle, cloud with lightning, white sun with small cloud, pig nose

(Community-wikified, feel free to edit.)

  • $\begingroup$ I wouldn't call it cheating. I would note that the images are not all meant to represent what they literally are. For example, the pig nose is not representing anything pig-like or nose-related. Didn't even realize it was a pig nose, just looked like something from the movie. $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 17, 2016 at 1:40
  • $\begingroup$ Glad if this computerized translation doesn't hurt, @DavidStarkey, I sat on it for most of a day out of consideration but couldn't resist any longer. $\endgroup$
    – humn
    Commented Sep 17, 2016 at 1:42
  • $\begingroup$ From your comment I guess the emoji is a depiction of the events in the movie and not a cipher. Therefore my most obvious guess is of course the Mel Brooks move, "History of the World: Part I" $\endgroup$
    – jmbmage
    Commented Sep 17, 2016 at 2:06
  • $\begingroup$ @jmb.mage You are correct (not about the movie title but about it not being a cipher) $\endgroup$ Commented Sep 17, 2016 at 18:18

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